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Pearls of Wisdom: Being a Resilient and Purposeful Leader

By Proserpina Dhlamini-Fisher
Pearls of Wisdom: Being a Resilient and Purposeful Leader

For over 30 years, international school leaders, teachers, and counselors have come together for PTC professional learning experiences.  Each day of every program begins with a 'pearl of wisdom', a 'nugget of knowledge', or a 'gem of inspiration' from one of the participants.  We are delighted to offer our readers around the world these powerful stories, insights, and strategies, all dedicated to our shared mission of ever more and better learning for our children.  

In her Pearl, Proserpina Dhlamini-Fisher addresses how it’s important to know yourself and know what you’re bringing to the table. “As leaders we need to know that the journey is not easy. We need to be resilient, hopeful, and be very clear on what our personal purpose is in the job that we’re applying for.”


Proserpina has over 25 years working in education all over the world. She is currently the Director of the consultancy, Educational Aspirations.

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